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How to Create Compost Tea for Your Garden

Compost tea is an ideal modern organic fertilizer. This is largely due to the minerals and nutrients that it can provide your plants. It will also help encourage the growth of certain microorganisms that are beneficial for them. Continue reading

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Compost Mulch

From the Comox Valley Echo, Tuesday 1 October 2013, Ask a Pro Question: Should I be putting compost on the garden now? Answer: I can’t think of a time when it is not good to add compost. The fall is … Continue reading

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It’s easy to prevent maggots in greenbins

From the Comox Valley Echo, Tuesday 6 August 2013, Ask a Pro Question: I saw a news story about maggots in some curbside pickup greenbins. What’s going on? Answer: Yes, that is a bit of a yuck issue. Happily it … Continue reading

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Put your composter on Earth!

From the Comox Valley Echo, Tuesday 2 July 2013, Ask a Pro Question: Does my composter need to sit on earth or can I put it on the patio? Answer: Good composters sit on earth or lawn to take advantage … Continue reading

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Compost activators

From the Comox Valley Echo, Tuesday 7 May 2013, Ask a Pro Question: Do I need to add an activator to get my compost started? Answer: No. If you have a reasonable balance of carbon and nitrogen materials in your … Continue reading

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Why Backyard Composting is Better than Municipal Composting

From the Comox Valley Echo, Tuesday 5 March 2013, Ask a Pro Question: Why is backyard composting better than municipal composting? Answer: You don’t have large diesel trucks rumbling through neighbourhoods. It doesn’t require large tracks of land for processing. … Continue reading

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From the Comox Valley Echo, Tuesday 8 January 2013, Ask a Pro   Question: I resolve to start composting in 2013. What do I need? Answer: Excellent resolution! Backyard composting is one of the most effective things an individual can … Continue reading

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Our New Speedibin Promotional Video

We are excited to showcase our new Speedibin promotional video, produced by Dan Peruzzo of D See Video Productions. Working with D See Video Productions was a true joy and we love the playful, educational tone of this addition to our Speedibin … Continue reading

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The Brown Revolution

Editorial for Live Green section inside the CV Echo, 2012 09 30 – Joyce  What is one of the simplest and most effective ways that individuals can help the environment? Composting. Awareness of the tremendous diversity of lifeforms in our … Continue reading

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Where to locate your Speedibin

From Comox Valley Echo, 2 October 2012 – Ask a Pro Question: Where should I set up my new composter? I just bought a Speedibin at South Country Feed. Answer: Good bin choice, Deb! Make the location convenient. You are most … Continue reading

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